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Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California (Type Locality for Lawsonite)

 
Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California (Type Locality for Lawsonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 20438
Mineral:Lawsonite
Locality:Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California (Type Locality for Lawsonite)
Description:Prismatic crystals of pint-purple lawsonite in a green schist matrix. From the type locality discovered in 1895, lost to housing development in 1964. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: For reference only
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